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Posted on: September 18, 2020

Burlington County to launch new addiction recovery service

1- NEW Burlington County Seal -August 2020

Burlington County Board Director Felicia Hopson and Deputy
Director Tom Pullion will be joined by County Prosecutor Scott Coffina andother County officials on Tuesday for the launch of a new initiative to improve
access to addiction treatment and othe...

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Posted on: September 16, 2020

Health Department Announces Flu Shot Thursdays for 2020 & Encourages Residents to get Vaccinated

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With the coronavirus pandemic still active and the start of the seasonal flu season fast approaching, Burlington County health officials are stressing the importance for all residents to obtain a seasonal flu vaccine as soon as possible.

The County Health ...

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Posted on: September 15, 2020

Burlington County to host 11th free food distribution event on 9/19

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Burlington County’s coronavirus pandemic response has extended beyond COVID-19 testing and obtaining and distributing protective equipment and supplies.

 

Recognizing the impact the outbreak has had on many county families, the County has...

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Posted on: September 11, 2020

Burlington County holds first 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony

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Burlington County officials, first responders and residents
came together Friday morning to pay their respects to the more than 3,000victims who lost their lives 19 years ago during a solemn 9/11 Remembrance
Ceremony.

Held outside the County Emergency ...

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Posted on: August 31, 2020

Burlington County to Census stragglers: ‘Time is running out’

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MOUNT HOLLY – Time is running out for residents to self-respond to the 2020 Census and Burlington County officials are pulling out the stops to encourage the remaining stragglers to get counted before the Sept. 30 deadline.

Burlington County&...

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Posted on: August 26, 2020

Burlington County Releases Video celebrating 100th Anniversary of the 19th Amendment

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August 26, 2020 marks the 100th Anniversary of the signing of the 19th Amendment extending the right to vote to women and the Burlington County Board of Chosen Freeholders is marking the occasion with the release of a video celebrating the amendment and i...

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Posted on: September 18, 2020

COVID-19 Positive Cases Total

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Positive Cases County Graph and Charts (Dashboard)

 

 

*The State has now started reporting probable deaths, so the Health Department reviewed the deaths, pulled out the probable deaths and listed them separately at the bottom. The Health D...

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Posted on: August 21, 2020

Burlington County Director instructs departments to start implementing name change

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Burlington County Board Director Felicia Hopson announced
the County has immediately started implementing a new state law requiringcounties to end the use of the old title of “Chosen Freeholder” in favor of a
new one, “Co...

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Posted on: August 25, 2020

Burlington County going out to bid for repaving on 16 miles of County roads

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Burlington County is preparing to begin resurfacing work on just over 16 miles of three county highways in Woodland, Bass River and Washington Township.

The Board of Chosen Freeholders voted this month to solicit bids for resurfacing 13.2 miles of Route 56...

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Posted on: August 20, 2020

Burlington County partnering with Murphy administration to expand COVID-19 testing; receiving $3.5 M

1- NEW Burlington County Seal -August 2020

Burlington County Board Freeholder Deputy Director Tom Pullion, Gov. Phil Murphy and Congressman Andy Kim announced a landmark new partnership in the fight against COVID-19 that should ensure county residents continue to have access to testing and other a...

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Posted on: August 19, 2020

Burlington County Freeholders and Bridge Commission will extend small business assistance

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As part of their commitment to helping small businesses stay afloat during the coronavirus pandemic, the Burlington County Board of Chosen Freeholders announced the County will continue to offer to defer all loan repayments for businesses participating in...

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Posted on: August 17, 2020

Burlington County Freeholder Tom Pullion urges veterans and service members to get counted

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Census takers are now on the move within Burlington County neighborhoods as part of this year’s decennial count, and Burlington County’s Freeholders continue to encourage residents to self-respond in order to ensure they are counted.

Ve...

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Posted on: August 13, 2020

Burlington County Freeholders announce advancement of two new trail projects

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Burlington County’s push to develop another 20 miles of
pedestrian and bicycling trails by 2025 got a lift this week as the Board ofChosen Freeholders advanced the construction of two new trail projects that
will connect existing parks and s...

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Posted on: August 13, 2020

Burlington County Freeholders announce record funding for municipal parks improvements

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Burlington County will distribute a record-high $5.2
million in municipal parks grants to 38 municipalities this year as part of theBoard of Chosen Freeholders continuing efforts to assist local towns and
property taxpayers. 

“We&...

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Posted on: August 13, 2020

Freeholders appoint first members to Minority and Equality Rights Task Force

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In a
move aimed at ending systemic racism, the Burlington County Board of ChosenFreeholders acted Wednesday to appoint the first 15 members of a new county
task force that will delve into social justice issues and make recommendationson actions the ...

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Posted on: August 11, 2020

Burlington County partners with nonprofits to distribute food to families struggling

1- NEW Burlington County Seal -August 2020

Burlington County hosted its 10th food distribution event on Tuesday to aid residents struggling with food insecurity during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

Over a thousand boxes and bags of nonperishable goods and fresh produce were distributed to more ...

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Posted on: August 8, 2020

Burlington County officials encourage residents to cooperate with contact tracing efforts

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Citing a recent uptick in the number of COVID-19 cases in Burlington County and across New Jersey, Burlington County Health Director Herb Conaway and Freeholder Dan O’Connell are encouraging local residents to strictly adhere to social-distancin...

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Posted on: August 5, 2020

Freeholder Director calls for BPU probe of storm preparations and response

1- NEW Burlington County Seal -August 2020

With tens of thousands of Burlington County residences without power due to damages from Tropical Storm Isaias, Burlington County Freeholder Director Felicia Hopson is calling on New Jersey regulators to put a freeze on all rate adjustments until an inves...

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Posted on: July 27, 2020

Burlco Distributes Nearly 2 Million PPE Items

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Burlington County announces distribution of close to 2 million items of personal protective equipment

MOUNT HOLLY — Burlington County has distributed more than 1.8 million items of personal protective equipment and supplies as part of the county&...

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Posted on: July 23, 2020

Burlington County Freeholders approve contract to continue treatment at Post House

1- NEW Burlington County Seal -August 2020

Ensuring
critical mental health and addiction services remain accessible during theongoing health crisis, the Burlington County Board of Chosen Freeholders
approved a contract renewal with Maryville Inc. to continue services at thePost House treatme...

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Posted on: May 20, 2020

Health Department Launches Free COVID-19 Health & Related Social Resources App for County Residents

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“As part of Burlington County’s commitment to the community, we are doubling down on our population health outreach efforts of the past and pledging to continue communicating what is available to meet the needs of the community during ...

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